Ahmed Shehzad Biography
Ahmad Shehzad was born on 23rd November 1991 in Anarkali, Lahore, Pakistan. He lost his father when he was only eight months old. Her mother brought him up as a single mother. During his early childhood, Ahmad Shehzad saw a tough time due to the financial issues, however, her mother gave her the love of both a loving mother and father.
He is youngest among his siblings. He has two brothers and one sister. Ahmad belongs to Afridi tribe and he is originally from Mardan but his family has settled in Anarkali Lahore a few decades ago. Now they consider themselves as ‘Lahori’. He started his international career only at the age of 17 against Australia on 24th April 2009.
Ahmed Shehzad Wedding
On 19th of September 2015, Ahmad Shehzad got married to renowned fashion designer Sana Murad. According to the sources, Sana is a childhood friend of Ahmad Shehzad. The marriage ceremony was held in Lahore and many renowned cricketers like Shahid Afridi, Wahad Riaz and Muhammad Hafeez attended the event. The couple was really happy and jubilant during the event. After marriage, both Ahmad and Sana are enjoying a happy and prosperous life.
Ahmed Shehzad Career
Ahmed Shehzad was selected in the Pakistan international team in the year 2009. Earlier on, he started to play cricket for Lahore Shalimars on 24th January 2007. Due to his good performance in ODIs, he was given a chance in T20s. He was a part of the T20 World cup winning Pakistani team. After that, he remained in and out of the team for almost two years.
On 31st December 2013, he debuted as a test cricketer against the Sri Lanka. As far as his career statistics are concerned, he has played 11 tests and he scored 861 runs with a batting average of 43.05. In 72 ODIs, Ahmad Shehzad has scored 2,472 runs with an average of 34.81.
Ahmad Shehzad has appeared in 35 T20 international and he has scored 876 runs with a batting average of 26.54. The stylish right-handed batsman has scored three hundred and also three fifties in test matches, six hundreds and thirteen fifties in ODI matches, one hundreds and four fifties in T20 internationals.
Apart from the national cricket team of Pakistan, Ahmad Shehzad has played for Habib Bank Limited, Comilla Victorians, Jamaica Tallawahs, Lahore Eagles, Khulna Royal Bengal, Lahore Ravi, Barisal Burners Lahore Shalimar and Quetta Gladiators.
Ahmed Shehzad News
Without any doubts, Ahmad Shehzad is one of the most talented, energetic and mesmerizing right-handed batsman and a quick and sharp fielder on the cricket field. But he is always blamed for his attitude. In the recent time, he was considered as a ‘bad boy’ of the Pakistani team by some critics. He has always remained in the news for disciplinary issues.
During the PSL, he was involved in a clash with Wahab Riaz. The news became a hot gossip in the media circles. However, both the players handled the situation in a right way and in the end, all the things got settled. He is also known as the ‘Selfie King’. In this respect, we see a lot of selfie photos of Ahmad Shehzad in the papers and on the internet.
Ahmed Shehzad interview
In a recent interview, Ahmad Shahzad said that he is happy with his come back to the Pakistani team. He hoped that he would perform better in the World T20 2016. He also added that he takes the criticism in a positive way and he expects to improve his batting skills.
Ahmad Shehzad started the World cup T20 campaign in an enthusiastic manner by scoring 52 against Bangladesh and paving the way for the first victory for his team.